Film review: Minari

Filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung delivers a rare film with infectious respect for every single character

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Film review: Another Round

For a film with such a simple premise, Another Round is delightfully complex.

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Film review: The Nest

Domestic life shot like a horror film; yet The Nest doesn’t quite deliver the expected ravaging emotional impact

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Leave the World Behind

It is a rare object improved by 2020. And reading Leave the World Behind, a literary thriller with a dystopian twist, during the pre-Christmas days…

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Dissenting Opinions

The NSW Solicitor-General uses a legal term as the title for his latest book because, he explains, the collection of essays and reviews are “a…

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The Cold Millions

Delving into the wanderings through eastern Washington State, Idaho and western Montana of two brothers – Rye and Gig – during a period of economic…

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Film review: Penguin Bloom

It’s easy to excuse a film like Penguin Bloom for all its shortcomings when it’s a story with the noblest of intentions at heart.

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Film review and giveaway: Ammonite

It’s difficult to recommend a film like Ammonite without at least spoiling part of the emotional impact. 

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Film review: A Call to Spy

The exquisite production still can’t bring this one above the level of a good BBC historical drama

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Film review: The Midnight Sky

For a film set in space, George Clooney’s first Netflix film is fittingly weightless.

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